Caroline Cheong's research focuses on the relationship between urban heritage conservation and community and economic development, values-based conservation management, conservation economics and poverty reduction. She has presented her work at numerous conferences, including the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning Conference, UN-Habitat’s World Urban Forum, and the ICOMOS General Assembly.
Dr. Cheong's current research projects focus on community land trusts and public-private partnerships as tools that leverage the historic built environment for equitable urban regeneration, including affordable housing.
Dr. Cheong was a 2007 US/ICOMOS International
Exchange Intern, during which she worked in Al Houson, Jordan on the
rehabilitation of an historic convent into a community center. She was a 2009 Graduate Intern at the Getty Conservation
Institute where she evaluated the challenges and opportunities facing historic
cities. Dr. Cheong later served as a consultant for the Getty during
which she co-authored a research report on public-private partnerships for
heritage conservation projects.
Previously, Dr. Cheong was Director of Research for heritage economics consulting firms PlaceEconomics and Heritage Strategies International, through which she published numerous research reports and professional publications focusing on the economic impacts of historic preservation with Donovan Rypkema.
Historic preservation, urban regeneration, poverty, Global South, public history
Cheong, Caroline and Kecia Fong (co-editors). Change Over Time, “Gentrification” 8 (2). Spring 2019.
Cheong, Caroline. 2020. “Connecting Historic Preservation and Affordable Housing,” In Issues in Preservation Policy: Preservation + Social Inclusion, edited by Erica Avrami, 201-212. New York City: Columbia University Press.
Macdonald, Susan and Caroline Cheong. The Role of Public-Private Partnerships in Conserving Heritage Buildings, Sites and Historic Urban Areas: A Literature Review. Los Angeles, CA: Getty Publications. (2014).
2018 Pauley Travel Award
No courses found for Fall 2022.
No courses found for Summer 2022.
|Course Number||Course||Title||Mode||Date and Time||Syllabus|
|11332||HIS5067||Introduction to Public History||Face to Face (P)||M 06:00 PM - 08:50 PM||Unavailable|
|No Description Available|
Updated: Nov 2, 2021